FLT Early Driver (Early)

Posted 9 days ago by Pertemps
Location Milton Keynes Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.08 per hour Sector Driving & Logistics
We have a client located on the Marston Gate Industrial Estate in Ridgmont requiring an accredited Reach Forklift Truck Driver. The job involves stowing palletised food products on high racking and making it available for the warehouse team when required. The position starts immediately and will lead to a permanent job.

The shift is Monday to Friday, 6am-2pm, with overtime available. The standard pay rate is £9.08 per hour. Over 40 hours worked in a week (the week runs Sunday to Saturday) is paid at Time and a Half.

The Trucks are mainly diesel and do not have cameras so you must be able to operate them safely at height. Accuracy and attention to detail is important. Although the role is for an FLT Driver, the successful candidate must be prepared to carry out some manual handling tasks as required.

Your FLT Licence must be ITSSAR, AITT or RTITB accredited, have been taken/refreshed within the last three years and you must be prepared to keep your licence up to date. You must have a minimum of 6 months recent experience driving Reach trucks. A practical and theory forklift test will be conducted on-site before you can operate the MHE.

As an FLT Driver for this warehouse your duties will include:

" FLT Reach driving
" Loading and unloading high-value goods
" Replenishing products
" Manual handling (as dictated by the warehouse requirements)
" Keeping stock stacked in a safe and organised manner
" Completing paperwork and checking stock delivered
" Maintaining high levels of Health and Safety
" Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Shift Manager
" Performing any reasonable request by the Shift Manager

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:

" Being adaptable and flexible in approach to work
" Numeracy and literacy skills
" Ability to drive MHE and perform manual handling safely
" Working efficiently and effectively as part of a team
" Good attention to detail
" Reliable and polite

Please note that this site is not accessible by bus but Ridgmont Train Station is a short walk away. You would need to check the train timetable for your location and shift pattern. The site has its' own parking.